A businesswoman has died an unfortunate death while trying to board a plane.
As reported by Dailymail, Beyza Taskiran, 32 fell 50ft to her death from an aeroplane’s boarding bridge in front of horrified passengers at a Turkish airport.
It was gathered that the woman jumped from the plane’s passenger bellows and fell through a gap between the bridge and the aircraft at the Adnan Menderes Airport in Izmir, Turkey, local media report.
Taskiran, a marketing manager at an IT company in the Antalya province, plunged to her death in a suspected suicide on Monday, reports Sabah.
The businesswoman was preparing to board the plane for a return flight to Antalya after attending a tourism fair in Izmir when she fell 50ft.
She reportedly jumped from the plane’s passenger boarding bridge that connects the apron to the aircraft and died when she hit the concrete floor below.
Taskiran was having a heated argument before she fell to her death, local media report.
Police are analysing Taskiran’s phone records to determine who she was speaking to on the phone.
Her body was taken to a morgue for autopsy, with the Turkish authorities launching an investigation into her death. That investigation is ongoing.
Adnan Menderes Airport is an international airport that serves Izmir and most of the surrounding province after it was opened in 1987. It serves over 10 million passengers a year.
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